UB don offers answers to Dow's many questions

Weighing in: Bulawa has suggested answers to Dow's questions PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Weighing in: Bulawa has suggested answers to Dow's questions PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

Following yet another dismal Junior Certificate Examination (JCE) results a University of Botswana (UB) academic says studies previously undertaken on poor performance by students need to be retrieved to help improvement, Staff Writer OARABILE MOSIKARE reports

More voices are weighing in to the public debate on the recent shocking JCE examinations in which 66% of learners were graded D, E and worse.

UB senior education lecturer, Dr Philip Bulawa says studies have previously been undertaken on the factors behind poor performance by the students in public schools. “All we need to do is retrieve such information and determine what would help us make an improvement,” Bulawa asserts.

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It is also hurting that whilst we all know that the Botswana Police Service (BPS) is charged functionally with the duties to investigate all forms of crime, some locals have resorted to taking the law into their own hands. It is very wrong to do that. There is also a possibility that one may wrongfully take the life of a person in the process, unless it is a justifiable case of self-defence. Recently, in the city of Francistown, some locals found...

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